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Diary Transcription:

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Saturday, May 18, 1940 (continued)

(3) G 5380 (continued)
G 5380 C. drawing of shaft.

Sunday, May 19, 1940

work on
(1) G 2354 A, B
(2) G 5280 Z
(3) G 5380 D, E
(4) G 5481 A, B, C, X, Y
(5) G 5482 A, B

(1) G 2354
G 2354 A: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with crude brick. It is south of B and east of G 2350. Total depth 2.1 meters, sand, dirty debris and limestone debris. Chamber on south built of crude brick and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

G 2354 B: In shaft and chamber. Ends at rock. Lined with crude brick. Topped with rubble. It is north of A and east of the mastaba G 2350 [= G 5290]. Total depth 3.0 meters, broken mud bricks, dirty debris and sand. Chamber on east built of crude brick and roofed with slabs. No blocking. Cleared. Drawing.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    05/18/1940; 05/19/1940
  • Author
    Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Translator
    Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

Tombs and Monuments 6

  • G 2354

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5280

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5290

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5380

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5481

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5482

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 2

Modern People

  • Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz]

    • Type Translator
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Diary translator. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926). Brother of Mohammed Said Ahmed (Head Reis 1936-1939). Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1936–1939. Son of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926) and brother of Mahmoud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator) and Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.